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Ratu Inoke Takes Tour Of The Fiji Police Force

The Minister for Defence and National Security, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, commenced his Divisional tour of Police Stations and community posts on Friday. The inaugural tour is designed to give the
30 Oct 2016 11:00
Ratu Inoke Takes Tour Of The Fiji Police Force
The Minster for National Security and Defence, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, with officers at the Sigatoka Police Station Photo: Police Media Cell

The Minister for Defence and National Security, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, commenced his Divisional tour of Police Stations and community posts on Friday.

The inaugural tour is designed to give the minister a better understanding of the challenges facing policing defence issues that fall under his portfolio the line Minister.

Starting at the Navua Police Station the Ratu Inoke was also accompanied by the Divisional Police Commander Southern Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Tevita Waqabaca.

The site of a possible community post along Korovisilou was also on the list of visitations for the Minister where he was briefed on why there was a need for Police presence in the area.

While meeting officers at the various locations, he thanked them for the tireless work done and reiterated the need to better understand their roles as law enforcement officers.

The Minister also visited officers at the Sigatoka Police station as well as the Border Unit at the Nadi International Airport.

Over a week ago Ratu Inoke was given an overview brief of the Fiji Police Force and the challenges faced by officers in the daily execution of their duties.

While showing a keen interest in strengthening advocacy work with regards to Community Policing, Ratu Inoke also pledged his support and gave his assurances that he was ready to assist the Fiji Police as its line Minister.

He resumed his tour of the Western Division yesterday.

Source: Police Media Cell

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